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linear distance between the extremities of an airfoil

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Until now, the birds with the largest-known wingspans were the slightly smaller condor-like Argentavis magnificens, which lived about 6 million years ago in Argentina, and another pelagornithid, Pelagornis chilensis, that lived in Chile at about the same time.
Washington, DC, United States -- The wandering albatross, a magnificent seabird that navigates the ocean winds and can glide almost endlessly over the water, boasts the biggest wingspan of any bird alive today, extending almost 12 feet (3.
The 17-year-old female, a marabou stork, native to sub-Saharan Africa, has an impressive wingspan of around 1.
But it's nothing when compared to a male Marabou's wingspan of 3.
EXTRACTING THE STRUCTURE OF FRIGATE WING AND REBUILD THE BIONIC WINGSPANS
The ratio of wingspans length to airfoil hanging line is 3 to 1.
The body is not as chunky as some other butterflies' it's their wingspan.
They are one of the biggest butterflies in the world with a seven-inch wingspan -most butterflies' wingspan is two inches.
It is smaller than your little finger and its wingspan is just 8 centimeters (3 inches).
It has a wingspan of approximately 25 centimeters (10 inches), and it can eat up to 1,200 tiny insects an hour.
These relics of the Pleistocene Epoch can fly 150 miles a day on the strength of their 9-foot wingspan.
Nasdaq:VERT), a leading provider of on-demand supply management solutions, announced today that it has teamed with its partner, WingSpan, to meet the spend analysis needs for DeCrane Aircraft.
DeCrane decided to leverage the on-demand capabilities of the Verticalnet XE Supply Management Solution Suite and related services from WingSpan.